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Portland"s Jupiter hotel to repurpose 81 rooms for homeless refuge

The Jupiter hotel in Portland will temporarily house people experiencing homelessness who are in shelters already but may have respiratory symptoms and haven’t tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Multnomah County and the hotel said Thursday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Here"s the latest hotel to open in Portland

Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland is officially open. Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE: H) said Monday the hotel at 601 SW 11th Ave. has 220 rooms and stands a short distance from local landmarks such as Powell’s Books. The hotel has three meeting spaces .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2020

Downtown food cart pod officially becomes hotel construction site (Renderings)

The forthcoming Moxy Portland hotel will offer 197 rooms, food stalls and an active, street-level bar scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

Hotel occupancy rates slide even more with travel shut down

The story keeps getting worse for U.S. hotels, as travel bans and social distancing efforts decimate demand for rooms. Occupancy rates fell to 23% during the week that ended March 28, according to a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 2nd, 2020

Portland hotel lays off more than 300 due to coronavirus restrictions

At this point, layoffs at the upscale Portland hotel are expected to be temporary......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Local hotel occupancy rates approach ghost town-levels

The majority of hotels across metro Orlando are operating with mostly empty guest rooms, due to the coronavirus' impact on travel. Only 14% of hotel rooms — barely more than one out of every 10 — were occupied in the week of March 22-28, an 8.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

The best boutique hotels in Los Angeles

  Los Angeles is home to plenty of 1,000-room hotel towers and big-name chains, but there's also a strong share of boutique offerings with about 200 rooms or less for a more intimate and design-forward app.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2020

75% of hotel rooms in U.S. were empty last week. In Milwaukee area, it"s worse

For another consecutive week, Milwaukee hotels faced drastic declines in occupancy and revenue as the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt travelers and close non-essential businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Here are the exact steps hotel owners can take to open their vacant hotel rooms to medical workers and patients during the coronavirus outbreak

ARMEND NIMANI/AFP via Getty Images As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, hotels are seeing unprecedented declines in occupancy, and healthcare age.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2020

Plans to shelter homeless individuals in hotels could help hoteliers stay afloat

Sacramento County plans to temporarily lease up to 800 hotel beds, which could be good news for some hoteliers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

A penthouse suite at the boutique Henry Norman Hotel in Greenpoint, Brooklyn costs less than some entry-level rooms in Manhattan — here"s why it"s such a great value

  A converted 19th-century warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the Henry Norman Hotel offers bright, spacious rooms at a great value, and a wonderful opportunity to explore another corner of New York. Though the Henry Norman offers no.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

France"s Accor, Airbnb help provide rooms for medics during crisis

French hotel group Accor and home rental company Airbnb are launching online services to help medical staff fighting the coronavirus epidemic in France find emergency housing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 24th, 2020

Chicago will start renting more than 1,000 of its empty hotel rooms to house coronavirus patients or those awaiting test results

Getty Images To lessen the burden on city hospitals during the coronavirus outbreak, Chicago will rent more than 1,000 hotel rooms to house coronavirus patients and those exposed to the virus, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on March 23. C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

Outside the Box: Chicago is turning empty hotel rooms into temporary coronavirus isolation spaces — other cities should do the same

It also gets hotel employees back to work......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 23rd, 2020

The newly renovated Sahara Las Vegas boasts new rooms and easy access to the Strip and Convention Center — here"s what under $50 per night buys you

  The Las Vegas hotel formerly known as SLS has reopened, rebranded as the Sahara Las Vegas, a new iteration of the Las Vegas .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

More hotel closures and worker layoffs as S.F. reels from COVID-19 fallout

Nearly two dozen San Francisco hotels have temporarily closed as the coronavirus devastates the city’s tourism sector. Thousands of industry staff have been laid off or had hours slashed as hotel rooms sit empty across the city.   “What we'r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

S.F. to empty hotels: Lease rooms to us to house homeless affected by COVID-19

San Francisco is working to lease hotels left empty by the dramatic drop in tourism to house both homeless and other at-risk residents who contract COVID-19 or need to isolate or quarantine to avoid getting the virus. Mayor London Breed and two cit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

Portland Business Alliance endorses homeless services payroll, business profits taxes

The Portland Business Alliance, a regional chamber of commerce, has endorsed a ballot measure to raise taxes for homelessness services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2020

Here"s what it was like to stay in the affordable Arlo NoMad hotel, where all rooms are only 150 square feet

  The Arlo NoMad is a budget-friendly, boutique hotel where the average room size is just 150 square feet. Staying here is less about spending time in your room and more focused on using it as .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2020

The Standard High Line is a reasonably priced hotel offering panoramic Manhattan views from its rooms, bars, and even the gym — but there"s also a noisy nightlife factor to consider

  The Standard High Line is a reasonably priced four-star hotel in Manhattan ideal for culture and nightlife lovers. While the entry-level rooms themselves are fairly plain in terms of amenities, their floor-to-ceiling windows and incre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2020

How the coronavirus spread is stressing out corporate credit as governments weigh economic stimulus

Empty airline seats, cancelled hotel rooms, and missed social gatherings suddenly have become a part of normal life as U.S. families and companies look to avoid the spreading infectious disease known as COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 11th, 2020